Tobacco sent by mail or cargo

All you need to know about sending tobacco to New Zealand.


烟草经由邮件或货运送达

Are there any concessions available for tobacco sent by mail or cargo?

经由邮件或货运送达的烟草是否有任何的免税额度?

No. Tobacco sent as a gift does not qualify for a gift concession. All tobacco is subject to duty, GST and an Import Entry Transaction Fee, which must be paid before your package can be released. These charges apply for any quantity of tobacco, even small amounts.

没有。作为礼品的烟草并不符合礼品免税额度的规定。所有的烟草必需都得缴纳关税,消费税和进口交易费,在您的包裹被放行之前,这些费用必须得全部付清。这规定适用于任何数量的烟草。

How will I know how much duty and GST I have to pay?

我怎么知道我需要支付多少关税和消费税?

New Zealand Post or the courier company will send you a letter and an invoice with the total charge you need to pay. This will be sent to the address on the package. You can also estimate the charges beforehand using our Duty Estimator

新西兰邮政或快递公司会向您寄发一封信函和一张发票到到您包裹上的地址,这其中包含您所需要支付的全部费用。您也可以使用我们Duty Estimator链接,预先估算大约的费用

How can I pay for the duty / GST charges?

我如何支付关税/消费税?

You can pay Customs online using a credit card (1.6 % extra charge), by internet banking, at a Customs office or by sending us a cheque. If your package has come through a courier company or broker, they may have a credit facility with Customs, and you can pay them directly.

您可以使用信用卡在线支付(得加1.6%费用), 网上银行付款,寄支票或到海关的办公室柜台付款。如果您的包裹是来自快递公司或報关行,他们可能在海关已經有脹戶,那麼您可以直接付款給他們。

How long do I have to pay?

付款的期限有多长?

You have 20 working days to pay Customs charges. After this date, the goods become forfeit to the Crown and will be destroyed later.

您有20个工作天可以支付海关。超過这个期限,货物将會被没收并销毁。

I was sent a parcel or gift containing tobacco. What are my options?

我收到了一份包含烟草的包裹或礼物。我有什么选择?

You can either pay the duty, GST and an Import Entry Transaction Fee on the whole amount, and your package will be released for delivery or you can abandon the whole package. You cannot usually separate the rest of the contents from the tobacco.

您可以选择全额支付关税,消费税和进口交易费,那么您的包裹将会被放行,或者您也可以选择放弃整个包裹。您只能选择其中的一种。

I didn’t know I was being sent tobacco as a gift. Why do I have to pay?

这烟草是别人送给我的礼物我不知道为什么我必须付钱?

As the receiver of the gift you are the ‘importer’ and are liable for the charges.

作为礼物的收件者,您进口商,所以必须得付費用